Washington area high school students can now register to attend a half-day narrative writing seminar hosted at The Post. Participants will gain an understanding of narrative versus descriptive writing, receive tips on college-essay writing, and sharpen critical-thinking skills that can be applied in everyday life and as consumer of news and information. During the worskhop, students will practice writing a narrative essay about themselves. A selection of articles will be selected to be featured on the Young Journalists page of washingtonpost.com.

The seminar takes place on Saturday, November 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at The Washington Post on 1150 15th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20071.

Refreshments will be provided.  Participants will be responsible for their own travel to the seminar.

Who can participate?

All high school students attending schools in Washington, D.C., and The Washington Post circulation areas in Maryland and Virginia are eligible to apply. 

How do I register?

To register, send your first and last name, the name of your high school and your current grade level to yjdp@washpost.com no later than Friday, November 14 at 3 p.m. The seminar is FREE of charge and there is no registration fee.